SEIKO PRESENTS THREE PROSPEX U.S. SPECIAL EDITIONS INSPIRED BY SOME OF THE MOST CHALLENGING AMERICAN DIVING LOCALES.
In 1965, Seiko introduced its, and Japan’s, first diver’s watch, the 62MAS. In the years since, Seiko diver’s watches
have earned the trust of professional divers and diving enthusiasts around the world thanks to innovations in
durability, water resistance, and precision.
The history of Seiko began in 1881 when Kintaro Hattori opened a shop in Ginza to repair and sell timepieces. In 1913, his company produced Japan’s first wristwatch, the Laurel, and has advanced the art of watchmaking in the ensuing years through both technology and craft.
Powered by a new slimline movement, a new re-creation of Seiko’s first diver’s watch is closer than ever to the original.
In 1965, Seiko introduced its, and Japan’s, first-ever diver’s watch. With an automatic movement and water resistance to 150 meters, the watch proved its reliability when it was used by members of the Japanese
Five years after making Japan’s first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko introduced a new diver’s watch with a flowing case design and an asymmetrical extension that protected the crown at the four o’clock position.
The latest Speedtimer chronograph takes inspiration from Seiko’s first stopwatch designed for timing winter sports. As the official timing device at a major sporting event held in Sapporo in 1972, the original stopwatch’s features were tailored for winter conditions.
A NEW PROSPEX DIVER’S WATCH INSPIRED BY THE POLAR LANDSCAPE CELEBRATES THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEIKO WATCHMAKING.
The history of Seiko began in 1881 when Kintaro Hattori opened a shop in Ginza to repair and sell timepieces. In 1913, his company produced Japan’s first wristwatch, and many innovations that have advanced the art of watchmaking followed,
October 5, 2022 – Seiko Watch of America has announced three Special Edition Prospex timepieces inspired by the beauty and mystery of undersea caves and the daring of those dedicated to exploring these fascinating and dangerous environments. Exclusively available in the U.S. market, these
The creation of the 1969 Seiko Speedtimer was an important landmark in the history of the chronograph. It was one of the world’s first automatic chronographs but its true significance lay in that fact that its movement, Caliber 6139, was the first to incorporate both a column wheel and a vertical clutch, two devices which made the measurement of elapsed time more precise and error-free than ever before.
A PROSPEX SPEEDTIMER CHRONOGRAPH CELEBRATES SEIKO’S SPORTS TIMING HERITAGE AND THE WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS, 2022.
Seiko’s tradition as a pioneer in sports timing began in the 1960’s, when the company introduced to the world’s sporting stage a range of timing devices that set a new global standard of precision. This tradition has continued and, since 1985, Seiko has been the timekeeper of choice of World Athletics.
Seiko’s reputation for reliable and durable diver’s watches was forged in the 1960’s and 1970’s when they were chosen by adventurers and researchers on expeditions to the north and south poles. Today, Seiko introduces three legendary diver’s modern re-interpretation watches into the Prospex collection.